Professional and Biographical Information

Degrees Ph.D., Columbia University (1990) M.A., Columbia University (1988) M.A., The Jewish Theological Seminary (1987) B.A., Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (1984) A.M. (honorary), Amherst College (1998)

"Conversations with Ilan Stavans" Premieres on WGBH-Boston June 23

June 19, 2001Director of Media Relations

Stavans Named Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College

August 2, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Amherst College has named Ilan Stavans, a professor of Spanish at the college since 1993, as the Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture. The Professorship was established in 2001 by the Lewis-Sebring Family Foundation on behalf of Charles A. Lewis ’64 and Penny Bender Sebring to promote the study of the culture, language, politics, history or art of Latin or Latino America.

Amherst College Professor Ilan Stavans To Give Commonwealth Humanities Lecture in Lexington March 31

February 14, 2005Director of Media Relations

Ilan Stavans Looks at Jewish and Latino History and Culture in Two New Works

October 26, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Ilan Stavans, professor of Spanish at Amherst College and the editor of Hopscotch: A Cultural Review, has published The Essential Ilan Stavans ($18.95, 331 pp., Routledge, New York and London, 2000) and Latino USA: A Cartoon History ($19.95, 169 pp., Basic Books, New York, 2000).

Amherst College Professor Ilan Stavans Selects "The Poetry of Pablo Neruda"

September 2, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417

Jerry Cohen To Speak on César Chávez at Amherst College

April 11, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Jerry Cohen, a long-time colleague of César Chávez, will speak on Monday, April 17, at 7 p.m. in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall at Amherst College. He will discuss "César Chávez: Non-Violence and the Politics of Race." The talk is free and open to the public.

Amherst College Professor Ilan Stavans is Editor of News Encyclopedia Latina

April 20, 2005Director of Media Relations

First International Spanglish Conference at Amherst College April 2-3

March 10, 2004Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

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